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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Anthony Daniels
Nothing so focuses the mind on the nature of evil like mass murder. The numbers magnify a singular horror and become collectively unfathomable. Josef Stalin, who knew something about mass murder, showed his cold-blooded ruthlessness when he called one death a tragedy, many deaths a statistic.
"I assume that when he was shooting all those people, what was in his mind was the higher good that he thought he was doing," he told the Wall Street Journal. "And that was more real to him than the horror he was creating around him."